Nursing researcher discusses virtual patients

Hear nursing researcher Judy LeFlore discusses her studies on virtual patients as training tools at the Focus on Faculty lecture at noon Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the sixth floor parlor of the Central Library.

Dr. LeFlore is an associate professor of nursing and director of pediatric, acute care pediatric, and neonatal nurse practitioner programs. Her topic is “Can Virtual-Patients Teach Student Nurses About Pediatric Respiratory Diseases?”

She and co-researcher Mindi Anderson, assistant professor of nursing, study the use of video game technology for nursing training. They were two of six authors awarded first place for their game proposal at the 11th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

Source: MavWire

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